Breaking: President Buhari suspends Justice Onnoghen
Swears-in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammad as acting CJN
By Lawrence Audu
President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
According to a tweet by the Personal Assistant to the President on New Media Bashir Ahmad, the suspension was based on the order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Following the suspension, Mr Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has been appointed as acting CJN
JUST IN: President @MBuhari suspends the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen and appoints Mr. Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as acting CJN.
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) January 25, 2019